Industry Trends and Creative Menu Development Seminar

Skill Level: Advanced


Sure, your restaurant has a great hook to attract customers, but is that enough? To gain the competitive edge in the foodservice industry, your menus and menu items must drive and reflect the current trends and fulfill your customers expectations. In this course, you'll study some of today's key movements as they pertain to a variety of fields, from health and nutrition to global flavors to presentation techniques. Thorugh a series of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on activities, you will also:
  • Discuss the top food and culinary trends shaping contemporary menus.

  • Critique your pre-existing menus and define ways to restructure and integrate your restaurant concept and menu to reflect current industry trends.

  • Employ the menu development process and tailor your menus for a variety of events.

  • Participate in creative ideation sessions and interact with a variety of leading industry professionals with shared interests.

  • Dine in three of our award-winning restaurants with our renowned chef-instructors.


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No sections of this course are currently being offered.